Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

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A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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The Border Monuments

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The South Dakota-North Dakota border is the only state line in the nation "marked by conspicuous monuments of the most durable material."

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A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

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Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Animal Mementos of a Missouri River Atlantis

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In downtown Chamberlain, six animal sculptures created by WPA artists are reminders of a submerged island Shangri-la.

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Finding the Silent Guide on Stoneman Hill

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A buoy beckons in Haakon County's sea of grass.

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What's so interesting about "That's Interesting"?

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An exhibit at Sioux Falls' Ipso Gallery looks at the stuff that becomes ideas that become stuff.

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See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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In His Own Words: Dale Lamphere on "Dignity"

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South Dakota state artist laureate Dale Lamphere sat down with us a few months ago to talk about his work, including his new statue, Dignity.

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Northern Plains Indian Art Market Returns to Sioux Falls

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The 29th annual NPIAM brings world-class American Indian art to Sioux Falls Sept. 15-18.

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From Lagos to Lemmon

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Sculptor John Lopez teams up with Nigerian artists Dotun Popoola and Jonathan Imafidor to create Boss Cowman Square in downtown Lemmon.

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John Lopez Unveils Monument to Hugh Glass Near the Site of His Epic Fight With a Grizzly Bear

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Lemmon-based artist John Lopez unveiled a new sculpture commemorating pioneer Hugh Glass at the site where he nearly lost his battle with an angry mother grizzly bear. 

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Watertown Unveils a New Artwalk

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Watertown Artwalk installed ten sculptures today — nine in the heart of the Uptown district, and one outside the Redlin Art Center. 

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Landmarks : St. Peter's Grotto in Farmer; Hanson County, South Dakota

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St. Peter’s Grotto, in Farmer, South Dakota, is a unique-to-the-region, devotional reminder of the town’s peak and its German Catholic heritage.

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Lemmon-Based Artist John Lopez to Unveil New Monument to Hugh Glass

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Artist John Lopez is creating a monument to Hugh Glass, the legendary adventurer best known for surviving a mauling by a grizzly bear. 

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Landmarks: Ken Bell's Conversation Pieces on US HWY 212

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Just west of Clark on US HWY 212, Ken Bell’s work in progress is a sure conversation starter, even if you're only talking to yourself.

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